Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Skanska names new head of communications and marketing

Skanska USA promoted Jessica Murray to head of communications and marketing for Skanska Infrastructure Development North America.

In her new position, Murray will lead all communications activities for Skanska Infrastructure Development North America, supporting the company's growing public-private partnerships portfolio. Murray will coordinate and lead all public affairs, media relations, branding, marketing and advertising efforts, to ensure Infrastructure Development North America is well-positioned to both build upon and preserve its stakeholder, community, and client relationships.

"I am thrilled to welcome Jessica to Skanska's expanding Infrastructure Development team as we continue to grow and explore new markets and opportunities," said Karl Reichelt, executive vice president for Skanska Infrastructure Development North America. "Her more than 15 years of marketing, communications and business development experience with Skanska have given Jessica a valuable combination of knowledge, skill, energy and talent. She will be a strong asset to help fuel our growth and expansion in the coming years."

Previously, Murray led communications for the Southeast Region in addition to spearheading key employee engagement, branding and safety initiatives for Skanska USA, as well as major launches such as Skanska's Commercial Development business in the U.S. and the safety website InjuryFreeEnvironment.com.

Jessica will report directly to Karl Reichelt, executive vice president for Skanska Infrastructure Development North America, while continuing to serve as a member of Skanska's national human resources and communications teams, as well as its global infrastructure development communications team.

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